Accident Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune 39334, Wednesday 24 May 1950
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Date:Wednesday 24 May 1950
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39334
MSN: 126-1034
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:185 km SW off Cape Flattery, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged by errant 20-mm cannon round during gunnery practice 100 miles south west of Cape Flattery. A cannon round ricoched off the water and hit the engine nacelle.

Sources:

US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
vpnavy.org
vp4.navy.mil

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